Missions Ministry

Missions Ministry

Local Mission Opportunities

North(East) PoleA community store that sells toys and gifts to low-income individuals for 10% of their retail value. Sign up to volunteer here: North(East) Pole
In the ImageVolunteering Information
Free Store Volunteer Form
S.H.O.E.S. Volunteer form (Aug/Sept)
United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM)A UCC ministry that provides material and educational assistance to meet basic needs, improve quality of life, and promote self-sufficiency. Click here to volunteer in the food pantry or in other areas.
HQ GRDrop-in Shelter for at-risk youth experiencing homelessness or insecure housing. Click here to find out about volunteer options.
Community Food ClubAn innovative and dignified approach to food security. Click here to volunteer in the club’s store.
Home Repair ServicesStrengthens vulnerable Kent County homeowners because strong homeowners build strong communities. Offers a variety of volunteering options — for more information, call (616) 246-2601. Click here for a Volunteer Registration Form.
Safe Haven MinistriesProvides shelter, counseling, and education for victims of domestic violence. A variety of volunteer opportunities exist — click here to find out more.
Family Promise of GRPartners with families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless by helping them get back on their feet so they can create a stable lifestyle for their children. Click here to learn how you can help.
Coit Creative Arts Elementary SchoolReading and math tutors needed. Half-hour sessions, six-month commitment requested. Contact Ms. Nancy Carter, Media Center. (616) 819-2390 or cartern@grps.org

Non-cash Donations Accepted

items acceptedrecipientdonation location
Non-perishable foodUCOMNarthex
Toiletries/Personal Care ItemsHQ GRFellowship Hall (under counter)
Old Cell PhonesSafe Haven MinistriesFellowship Hall (under counter)
EyeglassesLions ClubFellowship Hall (under counter)
VasesHospice of MichiganFellowship Hall (under counter)
YarnPilgrim ManorFellowship Hall (under counter)
Clothing/Household ItemsIn the ImageFellowship Hall Closet